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Wednesday 29 August 2007

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Beautiful Girls by Sean Kingston. In UK The Way I Are by Timbaland featuring Doe & Keri Hilson was in the top 5 hits. Juno, directed by Jason Reitman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2007 while Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lud, zbunjen, normalan. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arthur and the Invisibles or Busou Shinki.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Juno

Directed by: Jason Reitman

Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner

Country: United States

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Into the Wild

Directed by: Sean Penn

Starring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn, Catherine Keener

Country: United States

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: Russell Crowe, Christian Bale, Ben Foster

Country: United States

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Superbad

Directed by: Greg Mottola

Starring: Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse

Country: United States

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Stardust

Directed by: Matthew Vaughn

Starring: Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Sienna Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Stories from the Vaults

Starring: Tom Cavanagh

Country: United States

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Ricky Shore Sings the Blues

Starring: Alex Murphy

Country: United States

Monkey Life

Starring: Ralf Little

Country: United Kingdom

Mad Men

Written by: Matthew Weiner

Starring: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Country: United States

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Say What

Written by: Nick Tabri, Barry Falck

Starring: Stephanie Kennealy, Jordan Parrott, Jonathan Young, Czia Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 August 2007 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Pierre Messmer: French politician, served as Prime Minister under Georges Pompidou from 6 July 1972 to 27 May 1974.
  • Alfred Peet: Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (Born 1920).
Facts:
  • 2007 United States Air Force nuclear weapons incident: six US cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads are flown without proper authorization from Minot Air Force Base to Barksdale Air Force Base.
  • Baiji, a river dolphin recently declared functional extinct, is witnessed in Anhui, China. (New York Times)
  • Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is all set to return back to Pakistan after seven years of exile.
  • The Wyoming Republican Party votes to move its nominating convention to January 5, 2008, making it the first event in the nation for the Republicans in the United States presidential election, 2008. (MSNBC)
  • The Red Cross reports that at least 17,000 are still missing from the former Yugoslavia, including 13,400 from the Bosnian wars, 2,300 from the Croatian conflict and 2,047 from the Kosovo conflict. (AFP via NYT)

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 2007?

  • Time: Photo of baby Einstein with little fake mustache in a little tux
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.10820
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.949950

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Eclipse

By: Stephenie Meyer

Fans of The Twilight Saga will be enthralled by this riveting story of Bree Tanner, a character first introduced in Eclipse, and the darker side of the newborn vampire world she inhabits.

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Almost Dead

By: Lisa Jackson

In an atmospheric, chilling novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jackson, a string of murders points to a terrifying secret within a wealthy San Francisco family…Shock and grief play tricks on the mind.

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The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

The tenth-anniversary edition of the book that changed lives in profound ways, now with a new foreword and afterword.In 2006, a groundbreaking feature-length film revealed the great mystery of the universe—The Secret—and, later that year, Rhonda Byrne followed with a ...

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

By: Khaled Hosseini

Propelled by the same superb instinct for storytelling that made The Kite Runner a beloved classic, A Thousand Splendid Suns is at once an incredible chronicle of thirty years of Afghan history and a deeply moving story of family, friendship, ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aqua Teen Hunger Force Zombie Ninja Pro-Am

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Racing, Action, Sport, Beat 'em up

Publisher: Midway

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Arkadian Warriors

Arkadian Warriors

Platform: Xbox 360 (XBLA)

Genre: Action RPG

Publisher: Sierra Online

Arthur and the Invisibles

Platform: PC, PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation Portable, Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure, arcade

Publisher: Atari

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Busou Shinki

Platform: PlayStation Portable

Genre: MMP

Publisher: Konami

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Colin McRae: Dirt

Platform: Microsoft Windows Xbox 360 PlayStation 3

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Codemasters

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